With the holidays approaching, our thoughts turn to spending time with family and friends wherever they may be. Most people can simply hop in the car, board a plane, catch a train, or even walk down the street to see their loved ones. But what if your loved ones are on the other side of [...]
As a third-generation military veteran, I have seen my fair share of service members performing their duties under volatile, emotionally-charged, extreme circumstances. I’ve heard stories from brave men and women in situations that most of us would only see in movies or hear about on the news. Even in my own family, there are tales [...]
Any Navy SEAL will have to know the creed of the SEALs in order to stand out as a strong, lasting example of everything that the SEALs themselves will represent to the country. When you actually take a look at everything the Navy SEAL creed contains, you will be able to see what powers this elite class of soldiers and understand why they do what they do. The creed itself starts with a definition of what a SEAL actually is an then an affirmation of “I am that man!”
Just as with any other branch of the military, the Navy SEALs will have a number of regular soldiers as well as officers in the division. What is not commonly realized, however, is the fact that the officers are trained in the same classes as the troops they will be leading. This can be a very beneficial approach to making a tight-knit team. When every member of the SEALs has been through the same trials and tribulations together, it can result in a trust which is not always present in all of the other military branches.
Martial art training is important in the physical and mental formation of Navy SEALs. The endeavor teaches recruits and members to physically conquer their opponents without the need of using their ammunitions. Mentally, martial art teaches them to go for tactics that their opponents have not even thought of. The SEALs are required to train [...]
The humble beginnings of the US Navy SEAL may be traced from its participation in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Due to the efforts of then President John F. Kennedy, this special training group was formed. Primarily, the goal of the troop was to check on the spread of communism in the Asian continent. The [...]